Topics Map > Help Desk
Topics Map > Software > Google
Topics Map > How Do I... > Google

Google Docs - Comments and Replies

How to share and collaborate in Google Docs

Comments and Replies

Add comments and replies

You can leave feedback and questions on the side of the document for team members to look at by:

  1. Highlight a section of text.

  2. On the top right corner, click  comment1

  3. Then click on comment2 

  4. Type your comment into the text box provided 

  5. When finished, click on comment3

If a comment is important for a specific collaborator to see, enter and check the box underneath to assign them that comment. They’ll get an email with your comment, along with a link to the document. They can then reply to your comments to answer questions or start a discussion.


Chat Settings
You can change chat settings so you only receive notifications and email when yo

  1. On the top right corner, click  comment1

  2. Then click on Notifications  and select your proffered notifications settings.


Chat with people directly
You can collaborate in real time over chat, too. If more than one person has your document open, just click on the gray icon at the top right chat to open a group chat. You can get instant feedback without ever leaving your document.

For assistance please contact the IT Help Desk by calling 573-341-4357 (HELP), visiting the IT Help Desk on the first floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library, or submitting a ticket online at:

Keywords:sharing and collaborating   Doc ID:61566
Owner:Connie G.Group:Missouri University of Science and Technology
Created:2016-03-04 13:35 CDTUpdated:2018-07-02 11:55 CDT
Sites:Missouri University of Science and Technology
Feedback:  0   0